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Child has been diagnosed with cylindrical power. But prescribed different power from different Ophthalmologists. Advice?

my son is 5.5 yrs old, he has got cylindrical power recently. we visited 3 opthalmologist . and the 3 prescription are totally different. one is R.E. cyl -2.5D and 170 degree axis, L.E. cyl -3D and 180 degree axis, 2nd is R.E cyl -3D and 170 degree axis,L.E. cyl -3.5D and 180 degree axis, 3rd is R.E sph -0.50, cyl +2.00 and 90 degree axis, L.E. sph -0.50, cyl +2.25 and 90 degree axis. now i am totally confused. i don t know what is his correct power. PLZ HELP ME
Asked On : Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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Sometimes it become very difficult to know and prescribe exact lens power in case of cylindrical lenses .Best way to deal with is to allow that power with maximum accuracy in vision with minimum strain to eye and that can be done by subjective method with the help of an expert eye specialist.
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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